Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference was succesfully held at Scandic Marina Congress Center in Helsinki, Finland on October 23-25 2018. The next conference will be held 2020 in Sweden by RISE. See you all there!
The proceedings book from the conference 2018 can be found HERE.
Links to our daily blogs from the conference written by Tom Browne Day1, Day2 and Day3.
News from the conference in twitter #NWBC2018.
Articles in bio-based world news:
- Change and continuity – the inside story of 10 years of the Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference (NWBC)
- Forest-based biomass industry: Where are we today and where are going tomorrow?
LIST OF POSTERS
Eemeli Hytönen, Chairman of the NWBC 2018 Organising Committee
It´s Time to Defossilise Our Economy
Bernard de Galembert, Innovation and Bioeconomy Director CEPI - Confederation of European Paper Industries
Forests: Dealing with Desire and Greed in a Transforming Environment
Berry Wiersum, Chief Executive Officer, Sappi Europe
Woody Biomass as a Sustainable Feedstock for Biobased Chemicals
James Clark, Professor (Department of Chemistry), Director of the Green Chemistry Centre, University of York
EXCLUSIVE SIDE EVENT
Visit to St1 Kajaani Cellunolix® plant
Oct 22 2018
NWBC 2018 - 8th Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference participants had a
unique opportunity to visit the biorefinery of St1 Renewable Energy Oy
Kajaani Cellunolix® plant is the first in the world utilizing residues
of softwood in ethanol production in commercial scale. Find more
information of the biorefinery & side event itinerary HERE.
Equipping Europe for biobased innovation
October 22nd 2018 this interactive workshop gathered together
industry, researchers and experts from pilot plants to discuss the state
of the open-access pilot infrastructure for the European bioeconomy.
The workshop also examined the different opportunities to improve
service delivery and interconnection between open-access facilities.
Find out more about Pilots4U and coming workshops HERE.
SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Prof. James Clark University of York, UK
Prof. Claudia Crestini Tor Vergata University, Italy
Dr. Alex Berg University of Concepción, Chile
Dr. Marzouk Benali Natural Resources Canada, Canada
Prof. Adriaan van Heiningen The University of Maine, USA
Dr. Klaus Niemelä VTT, Finland Honorary Member
Dr. Kristiina Kruus VTT, Finland
Dr. Peter Axegård RISE Bioeconomy, Sweden Honorary Member
MSc. Chem Eng. Per Tomani RISE Bioeconomy, Sweden
Dr. Elspeth MacRae Scion, New Zealand
Dr. Niklas von Weymarn Metsä Fibre, Finland
M.Sc. Mikael Hannus Stora Enso, Finland
Organisers and previous NWBC events
NWBC is organised by VTT, Finland and RISE, Sweden
Previous events have attracted participants from over 30 countries and
there have always been more than 200 participants. Below you can find
links to previous NWBC event programs and proceedings.
NWBC 2017, Stockholm Program, Event page
NWBC 2015, Helsinki Program, Event page, Proceedings
NWBC 2014, Stockholm Program
NWBC 2012, Helsinki Program, Proceedings